Election 2022

The new board at the Cowichan Valley Regional District was sworn in on Nov. 9, 2022. (CVRD photo)

Ladysmith mayor new chair of the Cowichan Valley Regional District

Stone says directors need to work together

 

More people voted in North Cowichan in the municipal elections on Oct. 15 than in the previous six elections. (Image courtesy ElectionsBC)

North Cowichan saw more ballots cast than in the 6 previous municipal elections

But with growing population, percentage of voters was about the same for most

 

Voters mark their civic election ballots at a polling station in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

ELECTION 2022: 158 new school trustees elected across B.C.

The province’s first openly transgender school trustee has been elected

 

Voters mark their civic election ballots at a polling station in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

CAMERON: Boosting 2022 local election turnout in B.C. unlikely

‘One reason cited for the low turnout is the peculiar nature of local elections’

Voters mark their civic election ballots at a polling station in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 15, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
It’s a heartfelt moment for Jesse McClinton when he found out Saturday night about his election win. (Photo submitted)

McClinton takes over as Area G director

Saltair/Gulf Islands votes to make a change

It’s a heartfelt moment for Jesse McClinton when he found out Saturday night about his election win. (Photo submitted)
Richard Hardy has been appointed to the Comox Valley Airport Commission board. Photo supplied

Richard Hardy becomes Comox Valley Regional District’s first-ever Indigenous director

The Comox Valley Regional District Area B will have a new director…

Richard Hardy has been appointed to the Comox Valley Airport Commission board. Photo supplied
Surrey mayoral candidate, incumbent Doug McCallum, waits for the start of a candidates meeting in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, September 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

McCallum not conceding in Surrey, considering judicial recount of vote: party

Safe Surrey Coalition says McCallum won’t accept defeat at this point in time’

Surrey mayoral candidate, incumbent Doug McCallum, waits for the start of a candidates meeting in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, September 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The referendum on funding recreational facilities in the CVRD has passed. (Citizen file photo)
The referendum on funding recreational facilities in the CVRD has passed. (Citizen file photo)
Chris Istace deals with the election aftermath, collecting signs. (Photo submitted)

Chemainus and Crofton well-represented on council

Businessmen and well-known residents Istace and Findlay among new councillors

Chris Istace deals with the election aftermath, collecting signs. (Photo submitted)
Vancouver Mayor-elect Ken Sim arrives for a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

VIDEO: Vancouver gets its first Chinese Canadian mayor

Ken Sim will lead Vancouver for the next 4 years

Vancouver Mayor-elect Ken Sim arrives for a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Rob Douglas is grateful for the support he received in his successful bid to become mayor of North Cowichan. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Door-knocking puts Douglas directly in contact with residents on mayor election path

Important part of the campaign features hearing about the issues first-hand

Rob Douglas is grateful for the support he received in his successful bid to become mayor of North Cowichan. (Photo by Don Bodger)
A new school board has been chosen for the Cowichan Valley School District on Oct. 15, 2022. (Citizen file)
A new school board has been chosen for the Cowichan Valley School District on Oct. 15, 2022. (Citizen file)
Vancouver mayoral candidate Ken Sim speaks during a town hall hosted by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs and S.U.C.C.E.S.S., in Vancouver, on Wednesday, September 7, 2022. Sim defeated incumbent Kennedy Stewart in the October 15, 2022 election to become the new mayor of Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver, Surrey voters elect new mayors; bring promises of more police, RCMP stays

Ken Sims beat incumbent Kennedy Stewart in Vancouver

Vancouver mayoral candidate Ken Sim speaks during a town hall hosted by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs and S.U.C.C.E.S.S., in Vancouver, on Wednesday, September 7, 2022. Sim defeated incumbent Kennedy Stewart in the October 15, 2022 election to become the new mayor of Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Residents chose their board of directors in elections on Oct. 15, 2022. (Citizen file)

UPDATED: Jesse McClinton, Alison Nicholson win in CVRD races; recreation funding referendum passes

Seven of the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s nine electoral areas held elections…

Residents chose their board of directors in elections on Oct. 15, 2022. (Citizen file)
Vancouver Island. (ICET image)

Young out after 29 years headlines Vancouver Island 2022 election results

Check out municipal election results from around Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island. (ICET image)
Results are expected to start flowing in after polls closed at 8 p.m. local time on Oct. 15, 2022. (Black Press Media graphic)

ELECTION 2022 RESULTS: Mayoral winners across British Columbia

There are 162 municipalities in B.C. – 37 of which have already declared an acclaimed winner

Results are expected to start flowing in after polls closed at 8 p.m. local time on Oct. 15, 2022. (Black Press Media graphic)
Election day Saturday.
Election day Saturday.
Letter to the editor.

Municipal issues must be first and foremost

Candidates with other aspirations should not be running

  • Oct 14, 2022
Letter to the editor.
Elections in the Cowichan Valley include a recreation referendum.

Playing field not even for vote

Referendum vote on recreation not equitable within the municipality

Elections in the Cowichan Valley include a recreation referendum.
This graphic was used to warn voters about upcoming school board elections in B.C. and other provinces this month. (Ben & Jerry’s Canada)

Ben & Jerry’s Canada urging B.C. to ‘vote for schools that are safe for all kids’

‘The far-right is trying to stack school boards,’ the ice cream moguls warned Oct. 12

This graphic was used to warn voters about upcoming school board elections in B.C. and other provinces this month. (Ben & Jerry’s Canada)